Annual Mental Health Walk Draws About 40 Participants
Chris McDaniel/The Courier
Alexie Beil, second from right, on Saturday morning leads a group of about 40 participants in the annual Mental Health Awareness Walk, hosted by Valley CARE Coalition, down the highway. She brought her kids, Mckinley and Corey, along for the journey. To her left is Lynsey Reyes, who spoke to The Courier about how suicide has impacted her life and the lives of her family.
Suicide, an ugly word representing an act of no return for both the person and those close to them. A word oft avoided in courteous conversations. A word and an act which can be ignored no longer.
"I had a family member pass away from suicide and...
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